Xi Jinping met with Portuguese Prime Minister Costa

In December 2018 06, 04:41 source: 138479.xyz: People's daily
 

Local time on December 5th, President Xi Jinping met with Portuguese Prime Minister Costa in Lisbon.
Xinhua News Agency reporter Huang Jingwen photo

This month, Lisbon 12 5 (reporter Du Shangze, Feng Xuejun) local time 5 days, President Xi Jinping met with Portuguese Prime Minister Costa in Lisbon.

Xi Jinping pointed out that the prime minister two years before the official visit to China, we reached important consensus continuously into concrete results of cooperation, bilateral trade has a good momentum of growth, investment in key areas of cooperation smoothly. The Sino Portuguese relations is the best period in history, facing new opportunities for development. China is willing to work with the Portuguese side to push bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership to a new level.

Xi Jinping stressed that the next stage, the two sides should strengthen high-level exchanges and all levels of exchanges in various fields, work together to push for more practical results and to build a "The Belt and Road", play a positive role in Eurasia for interoperability. The two sides should expand the financial, investment, aviation, automobile, new energy and other areas of cooperation, promote more cooperation projects and expand third party air plant, market, achieve mutual benefit and win-win. To expand cooperation in education, culture, tourism, science and technology, medicine and other fields. Close coordination and cooperation in international affairs and promote trade and investment liberalization and facilitation, jointly oppose protectionism and unilateralism. Hope that the Portuguese side continue to play a positive role in pushing forward China EU relations along the right direction.

Costa said Xi Jinping, chairman of this historically important visit to portugal. Portugal is the traditional friendly countries, has a long history of friendship, a long time to establish a good mutual trust. Thanks for China's support for Portugal Portugal to maintain financial stability. Portugal is willing to take this visit as an opportunity to work with China to further enhance the level of bilateral relations. Portugal advocates open cooperation and free trade, is willing to actively participate and build The Belt and Road ", this initiative will help enhance the friendship and cooperation between the two peoples of Portugal, promote bilateral trade and investment, but also conducive to strengthen our interoperability and ASEM partners trust, promote global trade, to bring well-being of people around the world. Portugal is willing to deepen cooperation in infrastructure, finance, automobile, science and technology with china. China companies to abide by the law in Portugal, operating norms. Portugal Chinese welcome investment, increase in Portuguese manufacturing, and expand and Africa, through the three party cooperation forum. Portugal is willing to close in response to climate change and other global issues in communication and coordination, and jointly safeguard multilateralism. Portugal is willing to play a greater role to enhance mutual trust and cooperation in europe.

After the meeting, the two leaders witnessed the signing of bilateral cooperation documents "People's Republic of China government and Portuguese Republic government on jointly promoting the construction of" The Belt and Road "memorandum of understanding" etc.

The two leaders also met with reporters. Xi Jinping stressed that my visit to Portugal has achieved fruitful results and successful bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership development into a strong impetus to the new. Portugal is my visit to Europe, Latin America and attend the twenty G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires at the end of a journey. During the whole trip, I deeply feel that the best wishes for the people of all countries the world peace and stability, national development and prosperity, and look forward to their own live and work in peace. Although the world is facing various problems and challenges, China will always follow the mutual respect and equality, adhere to peaceful development and win-win cooperation, together with other countries, work together to build a common destiny of mankind.

Ding Xuexiang, Yang Jiechi, Wang Yi, He Lifeng attended the above activities.


"People's Daily" (06 December 2018 01 Edition)
(commissioning editor: Bai Yu)